Surface Type

Angola black granite has been widely used as a construction material for many years. It is one of the primogenital and most durable materials available and known to upgrade the aesthetics and functionality of the space in which it is installed. Due to its exemplary technical performance and stunning looks, it remains a material of choice for today’s contemporary homes and offices worldwide. Moreover, it comes in a range of finishes that can be chosen given the nature of the application.

Angola black -this natural granite comes in different types of finishes that are also a big advantage for buyers. The most popular finishes are polished, flamed, and leathered. Here is a guide that will cover all these finished in detail and how each finish influences the looks and functionality of the space.

Flamed Finish

Flamed Finish

This finish is characterized by a bit bumpy stone surface. The finishing process also alleviates the stone finish to some shades leading to a more faded rustic and lighter look.

 As its name indicates this finish is achieved by exposing a high-intensity flame to the stone surface which causes the surface to spurt and become coarse. It is an ideal finish for outdoor applications where a non-slip surface is required.

Polished Finish

Polished Finish

This is the most commonly used finish for granite surfaces. The basic idea of applying this finish is to reveal the natural beauty of the stone and add elegance to any space. Polished granite surfaces mimic a mirror-like sheen that tends to resonate and dazzle onlookers. This finish is known for revealing the true color and charm of granite.

Leathered Finish

Leathered Finish

Compared to other granite surface finishes, this is relatively new and rapidly gaining popularity in the décor industry. It boasts a subtle gloss lesser than polished one and includes a textured look. The texture will differ from piece to piece and some natural stones will have a more distinct leather finish than others.